This Is Exactly How Long You Should Wait to Take a Pregnancy Test

If you’re actually trying to get pregnant, the time period you have to wait after ovulation to see if things, well, worked can feel like months. Conversely, if you’re on the missed period and panicking train, there is nothing more nerve-wracking than the few minutes you wait for an at-home […]

Reconnecting With Patients to ‘Rediscover Joy of Oncology’

Burnout among clinicians is partly fueled by them no longer having the time to develop meaningful connections with patients, argues US Surgeon General Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA. Kindness and compassion should be valued more highly than volume of published papers, he adds. However, that will require a […]

Improving prostate cancer screening: accounting for genetic determinants of PSA variation

In a recent study published in Nature Medicine, researchers conducted a genome-wide analysis of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels of men without prostate cancer to understand the non-cancer-related variation in PSA levels to improve decision-making during the diagnosis of prostate cancer. Study: Genetically adjusted PSA levels for prostate cancer screening. Image Credit: luchschenF/ […]

ASCO: Targeted therapy induces responses in HER2-amplified biliary tract cancer

HER2-targeted bispecific antibody zanidatamab demonstrated durable responses in patients with treatment-refractory HER2-positive biliary tract cancer (BTC), researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center reported at the 2023 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. The study results also were published today in The Lancet Oncology. In […]